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. >>> plus, someone actually made the paul harvey farmer ad better. >>> and governor chris christie wants everyone to shut up about his weight. >> shut up. >> tonight, reverend al sharpton is here to give the governor some tips on becoming the biggest loser. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. the confirmation hearings of cia director nominee john brennan got off to a rocky start today. human rights protesters from the activist group code pink interrupted the hearings before they even started. john brennan is the architect of the obama administration's drone warfare program, which includes targeted killings. once the hearing got under way, there was another disruption. the protester was escorted out. then there was another. same thing. seconds later there was another. and then another. finally, chairwoman senator dianne feinstein broke up the proceedings. >> we're going to halt the hearing. i'm going to ask that the room be cleared and that the code pink associates not be permitted to come back in. we've done this five times now and five times are enough. >>
favorite correspondents. >>> up next, chris christie's poll numbers are up through the roof. no wonder. here's a guy who can laugh at himself. he was on letterman and he's making the jokes about his own weight eating a doughnut. that's ahead, and this is "hardball," the place for politics. the last four hours... have seen one child fail... to get to the air sickness bag in time. another left his shoes on the plane. his shoes. and a third just simply doesn't want to be here. until now. until right... booking now. planet earth's #1 accommodation site. booking.com booking.yeah but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? all stations come over to mithis is for real this time. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemen
things, a joke about mitt romney's money, lots of those jokes, and a fat joke about chris christie of new jersey. last night was no different, except governor christie was actually on the program. let's watch. >> i have made jokes about you not just one or two, not just ongoing here and there, intermittent but -- >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. we've kept track in my office, and you're up to 362,000, and that's just on the fat jokes. here are two of them we particularly light. first one is celebrity birthday today. chris christie turned 50. he blew out the candles on his cake and he wished for another cake. $1 billion will be spent on potato chips for super bowl sunday and that's just at governor christi's house. >> that's what ambitious politicians have to do, be good sports. >>> missouri's house speaker signed on to a petition in 2009 alleging that president obama's not a u.s. citizen. recently jones was asked the obvious question. what was he thinking? and while you're watching, see if you recognize this set, the tv set here. >> for a while you were part of a lawsuit t
-night showdown and a politician tackling a big issue head-on. >>> new jersey governor chris christie took advantage of his first-ever appearance on david letterman last night to hit a big issue head-on, and it happened right in the middle of their conversation. >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. i'm like basically the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life. >> the governor insisted his overall health is good, including cholesterol and blood sugar. but then this afternoon, president clinton's former white house physician, dr. connie mariano, was quoted by cnn as saying, i'm worried about this man dying in office. at an afternoon press conference in new jersey, the governor chose to then get serious on the topic of his 30-year struggle with his weight. >> so far, up to 50 years old, i've been remarkably healthy. and, you know, my doctor continues to warn me that my luck is going to run out relatively soon, so believe me, it's something that i'm very conscious of. >> the governor said last night and today, that like all people who struggle with weight, he thinks about
or find us on facebook. >>> coming up, governor chris christie confronts his weight issue and does so head-on with a jelly doughnut and david letterman. you've got to do it for yourself. the pollee side bar is ahead. ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >>> so on this day in black history, we take a look at the life of essie may washington williams, the biracial child of the late senator strom thurmond, who died yesterday at the age of 87. william washington, who was the daughter of thurmond, the straunch segregationalist and his family's black maid, never revealed her identity, because in her words, he trusted me and i respected him in reference to her father. it was in 2003 thatstrom th str thurmond that washington came forward about this secret that had been rumored for decades. >>> another twist
of david letterman's jokes. i interviewed chris christie for my book coming up in may very seriously about his weight and about how much those jokes hurt him. i guess he felt he had to do that to sort of, you know, break the ice with letterman. >> what do you mean those jokes hurt him? >> they hurt his feelings. >> i want to see another clip and see how hurt he is? he handles it very well. >> do you have family members who are also heavy? >> no. i'm the guy. >> you are the guy. >> i'm the guy. >> how is your health sxwlmpt if you went to a doctor today, what would the doctor say? >> startlingly good. >> how is your cholesterol? >> my cholesterol is normal, believe it or not. >> that's pretty good. >> what about your blood sugar? >> blood sugar, also normal. i'm basically the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life. crazy. >> there's your campaign poster right there. >> it's good stuff. >> well done. >> so you're saying it's like the tears? >> tears of a clown. >> no, stop it. my god, i can't believe you. no, he's addressing obviously an issue everybody jokes about with him but it'
jersey's republican governor chris christie announces a task force to study ways to reduce violence in his state. he calls the nra's latest ad, the one that targets the president's kids, he calls that ad reprehensible. the same day vice president biden addresses the u.s. conference of mayors. the topic? gun violence proposals. the next day, january 18th, the attorney general, eric holder, addresses the same group, in part on the same topic. january 20th, the day that president obama was officially sworn in at the white house for his second term, thousands of obama campaign alumni meet in washington, d.c. across town. remember this? under the banner of the obama legacy conference. the topic of discussion that day, helping the president advance his gun safety reform legislation. then of course the 21st. what happens that day? inauguration. president obama himself cites gun violence and the need to address it during his second inaugural address. three days later, january 24th, vice president joe biden participates in a google hangout with people across the country to discuss the admini
this article, "time" cover they call marco rubio the republican savior. i think two weeks ago it was chris christie. now mark rubio. he tweeted out, there's only one savior and it is not me. i love that he needed to tell us but -- >> he's playing a role. i also suspect that this poll was taken after the eight senators came out in a very bipartisan fashion, you know, and rubio was there and john mccain was there. so i think the republicans, the smart republicans, of which rubio is one, are seeing, you know, they just came out of a very bruising election and just slaughtered among latinos and i think they're out there all the time. they're beating the drums. yes, rubio is a big part of that. >> you called him the lynchpin in this effort. >> i didn't call him that. senator flake did. jeff flake. he said that basically the gang of eight that have gotten together has to stay together for any legislation to pass. and he said that he believed that, you know, they were really fortunate to have rubio signed on because he was the lynchpin in the effort. meaning, you know, if he speaks everyone liste
very much. savannah. >> all right, matt, thanks. governor chris christie and his weight back in the light this morning after he lashed out at a former white house doctor who made critical comments about his size. mara schiavocampo has the latest on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. talk of governor christie's weight isn't new. this week he even joked about it during a late night appearance but the governor didn't find anything funny about a former white house doctor about his health. >> he should shut up. >> reporter: that's governor christie's blunt response to comments from bill clinton's former doctor, a retired navy admir admiral. >> i find it fascinating that a doctor in arizona, who has never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records, knows nothing about my family history could make a diagnosis from 2400 miles away. she must be a genius. >> she spoke about christie's weight on cnn. >> i'm a republican so i like chris christie a lot. i want him to run. i just want him to lose weight. >> people who have a medical license, have th
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